LOS ANGELES - The U.S. Air Force has conducted the first captive-carry test flight of the DARPA/Air Force Research Laboratory-developed Tactical Boost Glide (TBG) hypersonic demonstrator, a prototype to the follow-on Lockheed Martin AGM-183A Air Launched Rapid Response Weapon, or ARRW. The test vehicle, which the Air Force describes as a “sensor-only” version of the ARRW precursor, was carried aloft on a B-52 on June 12 at Edwards Air Force Base, California. According to an Air ...

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